dyspareunia


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intercourse

 [in´ter-kors]
1. mutual exchange.
sexual intercourse
1. coitus.
2. any physical contact between two individuals involving stimulation of the genital organs of at least one.

dys·pa·reu·ni·a

(dis'pa-rū'nē-ă),
Occurrence of pain during sexual intercourse.
[dys- + G. pareunos, lying beside, fr. para, beside, + eunē, a bed]

dyspareunia

/dys·pa·reu·nia/ (-pah-roo´ne-ah) difficult or painful sexual intercourse.

dyspareunia

(dĭs′pə-ro͞o′nē-ə)
n.
Difficult or painful sexual intercourse.

dyspareunia

[dis′pəro̅o̅′nē·ə]
an abnormal pain during sexual intercourse due to a spasm. It may result from abnormal conditions of the genitalia, dysfunctional psychophysiological reaction to sexual union, forcible coition, or incomplete sexual arousal. Dyspareunia is also associated with hormonal changes of menopause and lactation that result in drying of the vaginal tissues and with endometriosis, which may result in painful adhesions around the vagina and ligaments, decreasing their flexibility during intercourse. Dryness is commonly relieved by the local application of water-soluble lubricants. See also vaginismus.

dyspareunia

Painful sexual intercourse in ♀. See Coital migraine.

dys·pa·reu·ni·a

(dis'păr-ū'nē-ă)
Pain experienced during sexual intercourse.
[dys- + G. pareunos, lying beside, fr. para, beside, + eunē, a bed]

dyspareunia

Painful sexual intercourse experienced by the woman. This may be caused by a thick, persistent HYMEN, VULVITIS, VAGINITIS, BARTHOLINITIS, URETHRITIS, episiotomy scars, vaginal dryness or atrophy of the vagina. It is often caused by tight vaginal spasm (vaginismus), a psychological problem.

Dyspareunia

pain in the pelvic area during or after sexual intercourse.
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74) as well as duration of infertility and the frequency of intercourses per week were effective on the occurrence of dyspareunia (%85 and %42, respectively).
Sexuality was not really the aim of this study, but in the literature on using the vaginal approach to correct POP, a rate of "de novo" dyspareunia in 10% to 20%,[sup.
s study, since dyspareunia increased in our patients, while our results are similar to Moore et al.
Patients were then called again just after puerperium and questioned regarding dyspareunia after delivery, feeling of pressure perineum and subjective assessment of urinary, faecal and flatus incontinence.
Follow up via a telephone communication indicated that her dyspareunia had resolved.
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Pallavi Latthe and colleagues at the University of Birmingham (England) evaluated 122 studies that examined dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and noncyclical pelvic pain, including recurrent pelvic pain.
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For women, relationship quality was predictive for sexual arousal problems and vaginismus but not for sexual desire problems, sexual aversion, orgasmic problems or dyspareunia.
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A THE symptoms you describe are known as dyspareunia, meaning pain on intercourse.